Half Marathon: A Complete Training Guide for Women is a must-have for adult women of any age at any fitness level who want to train for a half marathon.
Using Jeff Galloway's proven Run Walk Run (R) method, this book offers a step-by-step program for women that will get them started with weekly training. The training plans follow the run-walk-run format, allowing the runner to increase her mileage while decreasing her time, safely and effectively. An added benefit of these training programs is that they can easily fit into any busy schedule because training needs to happen only three days a week.
Along with the training programs, this book offers nutrition advice for women-what and when to eat and how to control weight while training. It offers advice on staying motivated and preventing injury while training as well.
Also included is information on women-specific issues.
Any woman looking to complete a half marathon will find all the information she needs to run-walk-run fast and finish her race strong.
Barbara Galloway has been a serious runner for years and was on the Florida State women's track team. Barbara runs practically every day and has competed in over 30 marathons. She has a master's degree in physical education and conducts running clinics during running vacation retreats at Lake Tahoe and Athens, Greece. Jeff Galloway was an average teenage runner who kept learning and working harder until he became an Olympian. He is the author of the best-selling running book in North America (Galloway's Book on Running) and was a Runner's World columnist for over 20 years, as well as an inspirational speaker for more than 200 running and fitness sessions each year.. Galloway is the designer of the walk-run, low-mileage marathon training program, Galloway Run Walk Run (R), that has an over 98% success rate.